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Synonyms for immunity

resistance to


  • resistance to
  • protection from
  • resilience to
  • inoculation against
  • immunization from


  • exposure to
  • susceptibility to
  • liability to
  • vulnerability to
  • openness to
  • proneness to

Synonyms for immunity

Synonyms for immunity

the state of not being susceptible

(medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease

the quality of being unaffected by something

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14] Interestingly, it was reported that effect of stress on immunity varies based on the type of stress, as acute stress increases in natural immunity and decrease in specific immunity and exam stress mainly suppresses cellular immunity and chronic stress suppress both cellular and humoral immunity.
The aim of this study was the estimation of ADA which is responsible for cellular immunity, SOD playing role in antioxidant defense system and GSH-Px activities with MDA level which is the indicator of lipid peroxidation in serologically paratuberculosis positive cattle.
Effect of flurbiprofen on cellular immunity was investigated by using delayed type hypersensitivity and cyclophosphamide induced neutropenia assay whereas HA titer and mice lethality test was performed to investigate the effect of flurbiprofen on humoral immunity.
mice showed that the Th1 immune platform and cellular immunity play important roles in the resistance to UTI (23).
Cytokines help regulate virtually all immune processes, affect the balance between humoral and cellular immunity, and help control the growth and maturation of many immune cells.
8) Similar study assessing lead exposure in automobile workers in India showed a significant increase in level of lead &associated significant reduction in level of zinc, (9) which is also responsible for responsible lowering the cellular immunity, causes respiratory infections.
The cell-mediated immunity is measured by using a delayed-type hypersensitivity (DTH) skin test (5) or an in vitro assay of cellular immunity to Coccidioides spp.
Results show that as the level of antibody produced in the body stays constant, cellular immunity indices significantly increase due to the use of the nano-adjuvant.
8] Therefore, IL-12 has great potential as a vaccine adjuvant for diseases such as virus infection and cancer, in which cellular immunity is crucially involved.
He said that a part of the problem was that antibodies are not designed to recognise cells and his company built a therapy around the second arm of the immune system, called cellular immunity, where T-cells seek out and destroy invading pathogens.
The regression of papillomas is mediated by cellular immunity.
BACKGROUND: Chronic diabetic patients with wounds have deficient growth factors and impaired local and systemic cellular immunity.
A recent clinical trial revealed that cellular immunity declined in all prostate cancer patients.
In conclusion, in the light of our results, we may conclude that cellular immunity is increased, but acute phase response remains normal in patient with FEP The severity of psychopathology is not associated with acute phase and cellular response in FEP patients.
Thus, in the absence of strong cellular immunity and inflammation, the process of neurodegeneration is slowly, even in the presence of high bacillary loads.
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